FAQ

How much does a carriage ride cost?

Just click on the Prices and services page for details.


How long is a carriage ride?

Approximately 18 to 25 minutes depending on traffic lights and traffic.  Total process takes about 25-30 minutes. Allow a little extra time for yourself to enjoy the horses up close and take a few pictures.


How do I get to the horses?

Just click on the location icon and maps will direct you to Nichols and Pennsylvania.  West end of Plaza between Plaza III Steakhouse and Victoria Secrets.  One location where rides start and end from.


Where should I Park?

The Plaza has over 12 thousand free parking places. There is a parking garage between Victoria Secrets and California Pizza Kitchen on Pennsylvania. This is directly behind where the horses line up.


What about the weather?

Can you tell us where to call to control the weather. We live in Kansas City and often times the weather is unpredictable. We always take into consideration the safety of you the customer and the horses. We want you to have fun but Sometimes we just can't run because of the heat rain ice snow or lightning. One customer suggested building a dome over the entire Plaza.


What days of the week do you operate?

Weather permitting, February, March, April and May Fridays and Saturdays.  June, July, August, September, and October Wednesday through Saturday as long as heat is not an issue. Please call to make a reservation.  Holiday times and hours are listed under "Holiday Tab". 


What time are the horses on the Plaza?

Holiday Season start time is 5:00 p.m / Off Season start time 6:00 p.m. on Week days.   Call for reservations.


Can I go anywhere on the Plaza?

Carriage rides are highly regulated by the city. We have designated routes on the Plaza. If you have other questions please call for clarification. We are not allowed to provide pickup and drop offs other than our booth location.


I want to get engaged, can I do this on the carriage?

Of course, countless couples have said yes right there in the carriage. Others have actually said their I do's while on the ride. It's your special day, we try to make it even more special.


How long is the ride?

Each ride takes approximately 20 minutes for the actual ride.  Ride times vary to season due to traffic and lights.  The process takes 25 to 30 minutes.


How many people can ride on a carriage?

Depending on carriage.  Cinderella Coach can hold up to 6 adults (lap children can be added).  Vintage carriages come in many sizes.  Some can hold 2, others 4 to 8 and during Christmas season up to 12.  The Sleighs hold 15 to 22.  Counts can differ due to a combination of adults and children.